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Men With Masks Arrested After Pasadena Woman Says They Stalked Her Home

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Two men who had a loaded gun and masks were arrested after a frightened Pasadena women told police she noticed them following her while she was driving home early Sunday morning.

Pasadena police Lt. John Mercado told the Pasadena Star-News that he believed police arrived in time just to stop what could have been a robbery.

Authorities arrested Christopher Jevon Savery, 23, of Hawthorne and Cory Marquell Hartfield, 19, of Las Vegas, and booked them for suspicion of robbery. Savery is a parolee who was previously convicted for possession of firearms.

The 35-year-old woman called police shortly after midnight after she noticed that a silver Ford Focus followed her after she exited the freeway, according to ABC 7. She told police she noticed that they had followed her for a mile from Lake Avenue and California Boulevard to the 1400 block of Rose Villa Street. She pulled into her driveway and called police. The car stopped near her car.

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Police quickly arrived and found the car with Savery and Hartfield inside of it. They searched and found a loaded handgun and "bandana-style masks," Mercado told the Star-News. They found that the .40-caliber handgun had been reported stolen in San Bernardino.

"It is believed the suspects followed the victim home to commit a robbery," Pasadena police said in a statement.

The woman said she did not know the two suspects.

Savery is being held without bail because he is on parole and faces charges of armed robbery and a convicted felon in possession of a firearm. Hartfield is being held in lieu of a $50,000 bail.